March 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB members hear tech proposal

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board met Wednesday night for its monthly meeting after it was rescheduled last week due to inclement weather.  The meeting kicked off with a technology proposal presentation from In-Shore Technologies. More...

Holy Week tradition emulates servitude

Bright colors, flowers, eggs and bunnies may figure heavily in the observance of the Easter holiday, but for Christians around the world, the traditions surrounding Holy Week are deeply symbolic and contemplative.  More...

General News

Possibility of cattle eye worm infestation very rare

Dear Doctor: Please tell me more about the recent story in the news about the young woman who spent time on a ranch and then found worms living inside her eyes. We are cattle ranchers, and now I’m worried about my husband and kids.  More...

Two children found dead in car seats

SUPERIOR, Ariz. More...

New Adobe service aims to follow users across multiple devices

NEW YORK (AP) — Some 60 companies including such leading brands as Subway, Sprint and the NFL are joining forces to help each other follow you around online.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Towns scores 56 in T-Wolves win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns scored a franchise-record 56 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for his league-leading 63rd doubledouble, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 126-114 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.  More...

Leafs set franchise record for wins

TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Marner had a goal and an assist to extend his point streak to 10 games and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Wednesday night to set a franchise record with their 46th win.  More...

Thompson still has ANA nightmares

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Women’s Club

Huntingdon County Women’s Club members, Bernice Dysard, left, and Nancy Robb, right, presented donations to Louise Ketner of Huntingdon County Child and Adult Development Corp., second from the More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Andrew Walter, who turns 6 years old today, Thursday, March 29, 2018. His proud parents are Clair Jr. and Angela (Bair) Walter, formerly of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE THE FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lucas Jacksynn Wise and Parker Jessalynn Wise, who turn 2 years old today, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Their proud parents are Jesse and Beth Wise of Mapleton. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Getting rid of junk calls

Dear Annie: For the past few months, my phone has just about exploded with calls from telemarketers and scammers. I am at my wits’ end! No, robot, I’m not past due on my bank payments. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Virgo if born before 1:52 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 30, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Honoring local heroes

Moose Lodge donates ballistic vests to law enforcement

Members of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 223, Huntingdon, honored their heroes Wednesday afternoon by presenting 25 ballistic vests to help keep local law enforcement officers safe in the line of duty.  More...

Community improvements honored

The annual meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Wednesday night at the Huntingdon Country Club was a time to both honor past achievements and plan for the future.   More...

Motorists, cyclists urged to use caution

With temperatures rising this week, motorcyclists across the county will be itching to dust off their bikes and roar up their motors, taking to the streets once more. More...

Local News

Find the mystery eggs

There were over 25 callers who correctly guessed the location of Wednesday’s eggs on the bench in front of the cross on Leffard’s Bench on Piney Ridge in Smithfield Township. More...

Broad Top leaders move forward with treatment plant improvements

Members of the Broad Top City sewage committee Monday evening authorized borough engineer Kevin Nestor of GHD Engineering to publicly advertise categorical exclusions regulations for proposed improvements to the borough’s wastewater treatment p More...

News of Yesteryear

Congressman visits county for Republican Party rally

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 29   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats improve to 2-0 with 3-1 win over Wolves

Huntingdon improved to 2-0 on the young season Wednesday afternoon with a 3-1 victory over visiting West Shamokin. Game scores were 25-13, 25-15, 17-25 and 25-19.  More...

High School Track:

Southern Fulton sweeps past Mount Union teams

The Mount Union track and field teams ran up against a very solid Southern Fulton squad Wednesday afternoon in Mount Union. More...

Games postponed

The weather continued to wreak havoc with the outdoor spring sports schedule Wednesday with nearly all events washed out by rain and wet fields.  In addition to what was reported yesterday, the Huntingdon at Philipsburg, Mount Union at West Bran More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending March 23.  House  More...

Op-Eds

The crack of the bat

The crack of the bat sent a tall pop up skyward behind home plate. I was the catcher and staggered beneath that mile-high ball as it rushed earthward. More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  End free pass for Facebook, March 21   Even in the Wild West of online marketing, legitimate enterprises ask consumers to opt in or out of sharing their data.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

SHC FFA members attend State Legislative Leadership Conference

The 31st State Legislative Leadership Conference was held in Hershey March 18-20.  More...

4-H Club News

Shavers Creek

The Shavers Creek 4-H Club welcomed state police trooper Joseph Dunsmore from the Huntingdon barracks. Dunsmore’s goal was to discuss internet safety, a common issue for his department. More...

SHC FFA members compete in leadership development events

Leadership development events provide opportunities for FFA members to demonstrate their abilities in public speaking, decision making, communication and test their knowledge of agriculture and the FFA organization. More...

NASCAR

MARTINSVILLE

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Streak, broken!  Clint Bowyer was so excited about snapping a nagging 190-race losing streak, he nearly wiped out his No. 14 Ford in Turn 3 of the cooldown lap. “Finally to get the No. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Chevrolet, ole’!   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Six races in and now an off-week. Who’s the most pleasant surprise so far? GODSPEAK: I’m going with Austin Dillon winning the Daytona 500 (and his tattoo story), plus the rise of Aric  More...

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